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Summary of the remarkable edition of Balkan Venture Forum in Zagreb

It is by a surge of excitement and deep satisfaction that we compose this summary of the 7th edition of Balkan Venture Forum in Zagreb on December 3-4, 2015 at Hypo Centar. We are still under the impression of the amazing

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A glimpse at the startups selected to pitch at BKVF Zagreb

Meet the best Early-stage Companies from the SEE Region that will take part in the Startup Competition Following an intense evaluation process by the BkVF selection committee, we are happy to come to you with the awesome news that the

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Join the top regional innovation community at the Balkan Venture Forum in Zagreb!

About five years ago we saw the kick-off of the regional innovation eco-system, with first cross-regional funds Launchub and Eleven and the Balkan Venture Forum together creating a wave. This momentum helped grow the eco-system almost exponentially. The funds were

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Join the 6th Balkan Venture Forum – COINVEST edition in Slovenia

The Balkan Venture Forum is coming to Slovenia! After visiting the grassroots communities in Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina, the 6th edition of the Forum is moving to one of the region’s powerhouse economies. For this sixth edition, the BkVF

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Meet the 41 startups selected to pitch at BKVF Sarajevo

After an intense evaluation by our selection committee, we are happy to announce the selected teams that will be pitching at the Balkan Venture Forum Sarajevo. We have a great variety of startups coming from all over Europe and further: Macedonia,

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Workshop and keynote by Baybars Altuntas from EBAN and Business Angels Association – Turkey

We have some good news! We are delighted to confirm Mr. Baybars Altuntas’, business angel and a franchise king from Turkey, participation at BkVF Tirana. Baybars is an incredibly active business angel and entrepreneur, for those not familiar with his work.

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Apply to pitch at BkVF Tirana and get coached at Venture Academy

After having a blast in Sofia together with the amazing Bulgarian community, and a LOT of international friends , we continue the BkVF tour in exciting Tirana. A lot of already funded companies took the chance to pitch, and many

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Check out LeanCamp in Sofia on May 23rd

As the fist day of BkVF Sofia passed with an amazing VIBE and most of all FUN, just kicking into the second day, I’d like to remind you about our great partner event that takes place on the 23rd. LeanCamp

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Meet the 36 startups selected to pitch at BKVF Sofia

After an intense evaluation by our selection committee, I’m happy to report that the quality of the startups that are pitching at BkVF is outstanding. This is partly due to the excellent Bulgarian eco-system, but also due to the quality

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The Balkan Venture Forum – A Test Case For Community Cooperation & Collaboration

Balkan Venture Forum Sofia BEIC Community Meeting

Seeing a community come together is an uplifting sight. Bringing over two-dozen organisations from six countries together for a common cause is a challenging but extremely rewarding task. For me, the Balkan Venture Forum Sofia on the 21st and 22nd

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